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Julius Baer Absolute Return Bond Fund Plus EUR B

Ranked 17 out of 88 in - Bond Strategies over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Timothy Haywood

Timothy Haywood is the investment director business-unit head for fixed income for GAM. Haywood joined GAM in 2009, following the merger with Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited). He had previously worked as both CIO and CEO for Augustus, and has also held roles at Orient Overseas (International) and Chemical Global Investors Limited. Haywood attended the University of Edinburgh where he received a BSc in Chemical Engineering, and also holds a MBA from the University of Cranfield.

Daniel Sheard

Daniel Sheard is an Investment Director, responsible for the absolute return bond family of funds and various long only fixed income mandates. Mr Sheard joined GAM following its acquisition of fixed income and foreign exchange specialist, Augustus, in May 2009. He joined Augustus (then Julius Baer Investments Limited) in 2006 as deputy chief investment officer and became chief investment officer in 2008. Mr Sheard previously worked at Prudential M&G, where he was a director of the Institutional Fixed Income group. Prior to that he was a principal within the Advanced Strategies group at Barclays Global Investors, and before that was an associate director within the Fixed Income unit at Schroders. Mr Sheard holds a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, a Postgraduate Diploma of Law from Nottingham Trent University, and is a charterholder of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. He is based in London.

Objective

The fund invests worldwide in bonds of the most various maturities, credit ratings, countries and currencies, as well as in derivative financial instruments, in accordance with the absolute return approach. The fund allows investors to delegate investment decisions to experienced specialists. The investment aim is to achieve positive returns independently of market developments.

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Performance

Bond Strategies over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 17/88 Total Return
  • Rank 49/88 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 42/88 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.2%
2016 4.3% 0.4% 1.2% 1.4% 1.3%
2015 -2.0% 0.3% 1.7% -2.9% -1.1%
2014 -3.3% 1.7% 0.6% -1.8% -3.7%
2013 -0.8% 0.5% -1.9% 0.8% -0.2%
2012 8.1% 5.7% -0.1% 0.9% 1.3%
2011 0.1% 1.8% -0.7% -2.3% 1.3%
2010 4.2% 3.0% -0.3% 1.3% 0.2%
2009 14.6% 4.4% 5.1% 3.9% 0.4%
2008 -3.8% -0.2% 0.7% 1.8% -5.9%
2007 7.3% 1.1% 1.7% 2.0% 2.3%
2006 0.7% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Cyprus
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Latvia
  14. Liechtenstein
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Netherlands
  18. Norway
  19. Portugal
  20. Singapore
  21. Spain
  22. Sweden
  23. Switzerland
  24. United Arab Emirates
  25. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/05/2006
  • Share Class size125Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0256048223

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.10%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).